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  • The US Supreme Court received a bomb threat on Wednesday as President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony was underway. 
  • "The Court received a bomb threat, the building and grounds were checked out, and the building is not being evacuated," a Supreme Court spokesperson said. 
  • There's increased security in Washington, DC, for Biden's inauguration following the Capitol riot on January 6. 
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The Supreme Court faced a bomb threat on Wednesday as congressional lawmakers and prominent political figures gathered in Washington, DC, for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. 

The building was closed to the public on Wednesday due to Covid-19, and was not evacuated, CNN reported, despite initial reports suggesting otherwise. 

"The Court received a bomb threat, the building and grounds were checked out, and the building is not being evacuated," a spokesperson for the Supreme Court said in a statement

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